LIVE BRAZILIAN MUSIC: Arts and Social Transformation Project

I invite you to attend a live performance of traditional Brazilian music this Wednesday, October 3. Performed by the Arts and Social Transformation Project, a Brazilian nonprofit, the concert features twelve young artists from high-risk backgrounds in economically
disadvantaged areas in Brazil. Through ATS, and its traveling program “Show on the Road,” youthful artists from low-income neighborhoods can earn scholarship funds to pursue a career in music.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2315 – To Posthumously Award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles.    

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Cosponsor H.R. 2315 – To Posthumously Award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Benghazi Heroes in Recognition of Their Contributions to the Nation

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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You’re Invited: National Aerospace & Defense Workforce Summit

The U.S. aerospace and defense (A&D) industry currently enjoys a prominent position in terms of global competitiveness and technical superiority. However, there are justifiable concerns about its future standing as the industry faces impending retirements;
a shortage of highly trained technical graduates; an underrepresentation of women and minorities; visa restrictions for foreign-born professionals; and increasingly serious competition from both allies and adversaries.

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